NCHS Class of 1988

Attention Neshoba Central class of 1988: It's time for your 25th class reunion!  The date chosen is June 22 starting at 5 at the Senior Citizen's building at Northside park.  Please r.s.v.p. with your address to, or send your $50 check or money order to NCHS class of  '88, 10430 Road  404, Philadelphia, MS 39350.  Cut off date is May 15. Any questions? Call 601-504-1337. 

Class of 1973 Reunion

The Philadelphia High School Class of 1973 will be having their 40th reunion, the weekend of Oct. 18-20 (PHS 2013 Homecoming). In addition to all of the graduating classmates, anyone who was in school at PHS (but may not have actually graduated from PHS) is Contact information is needed for anyone wishing to attend. Please contact Deena Dansby at 601-575-4550 if you are reading this and would like to be part of the Reunion.

PHS Class of 1978

Calling on all members of PHS Class of 1978: Mail payment (check/money order) in the amount of $100 to Class Of 1978 PHS Reunion P.O. Box 1488, Philadelphia, Ms. 39350. Info contact: Larry Boler, Greta Monore, Billy Stokes, Doreen Simms, Regina Brown, Cookie Middleton Duncan or Carl Gary.

Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Neshoba County is now accepting membership applications for the 2013 Summer Camp. Interested applicants must be between the ages of 6-14 years old. Camp is June 3 through July 26 from the time of 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Our program will consist of physical fitness, educational/ academic enhancements, arts and crafts, educational field trips, and sports clinics. If you have any other questions please feel free to call the club at 601-656-1050.

Help for those

Struggling with Addiction

Narconon means no-drugs or narcotics-none. We are a non-profit, public benefit organization that is dedicated to helping people get off drugs and live productive lives. We offer free counseling, assessments and free referrals to more than 11,000 centers nationwide. Call today to speak to a counselor at 800-468-6933 or log on to www.stopaddiction. com.



Anyone/everyone who wants or desires an opportunity to praise and pray to the Lord (shift-workers, etc., and person available during that time) are invited to a mid-week/mid-day prayer meeting every Wednesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Yates Drug Store (banquet room) on the square downtown Philadelphia. Extra parking around the back of the drug store.

Summer Reading Donations Needed

The Neshoba County Public Library is seeking donations for its upcoming summer reading program. Needed items include, but are not limited to, small toys and new or gently used stuffed animals. Donations may be dropped off Monday-Friday during library hours.

Coldwater Cemetery Meeting

The annual Coldwater Cemetery meeting will be held Saturday, June 8 at 2 p.m. at Coldwater Baptist Church. Anyone who owns a plot or has family buried in the cemetery is invited to attend.

Homecoming at Coldwater Baptist Church

Homecoming at Coldwater Baptist Church will be held on Sunday, June 9 beginning at 10:30 a.m. The speaker will be Bro. Mike Ragland, former pastor. Tim and Andrea Moore will be in charge of the music. A potluck dinner will follow. Choir practice will be held Saturday, June 8 at 5 p.m.

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer is offering an early bird special. Registration of $50 instead of $65. Registration will be held every Saturday at 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. unless weather conditions occur. It will be held at the old soccer field. Beginning now until June 31. For the fall football season contact Debbie Reynolds at 601-575-1207, Mary Triplett at 601-575-0366, Dun Moore at 601-562-9867, Jerry Calloway at 601-416-5810, or Dianna Wooten at 601-416-4498.

New Bethel 60th Anniversary

New Bethel Baptist Church will be celebrating its 60th anniversary homecoming on Sunday, May 26.  Friends, family and former members are invited to celebrate six decades of the Lord's work done at this church. The worship service will begin at 11 a.m. and there will be a covered dish fellowship after the service.  For more information, call the church 601-656-2301.  The service can be watched at

Annual Coldwater School Reunion

The annual Coldwater School Reunion will be held on Saturday, June 8 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill, 734 Pecan Avenue, Philadelphia. For more information, please call Weegie Coker at 601-504-9700.

James David Fulton Reunion

The James David Fulton reunion will be held at noon, Saturday, June 1 at North Bend Methodist Fellowship Hall. Please remind your other family members of the date. Come and bring a covered dish for lunch.

St. Paul M.B. Church

The Women of Excellence of St. Paul M.B. Church will host their Women's Day Program on May 26 at 3 p.m. The Keynote speaker will be Pastor Dorothy Stribling of The Word of God Apostolic Church. All women are asked to wear white. Rev. Sylvester Hampton is pastor.


Beginning June 3-7, 2013, 7:00 p.m. nightly, Shield of Faith Ministries will be starting their fifth year spring revival. Pastor Benny Stribling of Judah Full Gospel Church will be the guest speaker for that week. Host is Pastor Geneva Blunt. We are asking all to come out and be blessed on that week.


Bishop Chris Chamberlin will be teaching leadership classes on  Wednesday, May 22 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Host pastor is Geneva Blunt.

Leake County Relay for Life Softball Tournament

The Leake County Relay for Life Softball Tournament will be June 1 at McMillan Park in Carthage. Team fee is $200. For more info contact: Callie Craig at 601-506-3654 or Erin Freeman at 601-573-3445. To email your team name and rosters:

Friday Night Entertainment

Come one, come all and listen to the delightful music by Derrell Fulton and The Night Shift Band. Dance the night away to old favorites, contemporaries and music written by some of our own band members. Enjoy great company in a smoke free atmosphere. An $8 cover charge includes coffee, soft drinks and bottled water. Join us every Friday night beginning at 8 p.m.


Narconon can help you take steps overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free assessments or referrals. 877-413-3073.

New County Line Baptist Church

New County Line Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School June 3-7 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. This year's theme "God Back Yard Bible Camp." Church is located on Highway 427 near Edinburg.

Longino Center Dance

Dance every Friday night featuring the Sundowner's. Smoke-free family atmosphere. Starts at 8 p.m. $8 cover.

Cemetery Donation

Anyone with family members at the cemetery is ask to help with its upkeep. Mail contributions to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 11881 Road 347.

God's Closet

God's Closet, located in the Valley View Shopping Center, is a ministry of the women of First United Methodist Church. God's Closet has been developed to help provide uniforms and clothing at no cost to school children in Philadelphia and Neshoba County.

If you have uniforms or other clothes that your children have outgrown that are in good condition, please drop them off at our location each Saturday morning between 9 a.m. and 12. We will begin assisting families on Saturday, July 13 from 9 a.m. until 12. Proof of residency and proper identification are required. For more information contact


Ivy Street Church of Christ will have revival June 2-4. Services will be Sunday at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Speaker will be James Evans from Canton. Monday services will be at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be MacArthur Williams from Tchula. Tuesday services will be 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Donald Wood from Kosciusko. For more information call Minister Johnny Beckwith at 601-656-1863.

Bounds Avenue Church

Pastor Ricky Rogers invited everyone to experience a true meeting week after week. Living truthful make people happy. Come share your happiness.

Conn Reunion

The descendants of Alex Andrew and Sadie Spears Conn will meet for their annual reunion on Saturday, May 25 at the Neshoba County Coliseum meeting room. All relatives and friends are invited. Please bring a covered dish.


Homecoming service at Spanish Oak Baptist Church will be held on Sunday, June 2 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Gospel Friends will be performing and a potluck dinner will follow the services. For more information contact 601-677-9043.

Revival Pentecostal Outreach Ministry

Pentecostal Outreach Ministry will have revival starting Sunday, May 26 at 6 p.m. through May 28. It will start at 7 p.m. with Brother Edward Pullin Evangelist as speaker at our Fork Road location.

Bob Wilburn Guest Speaker

Bob Wilburn, the founding pastor of the Friendship Assembly of God will be the guest speaker for the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, June 2. His many past acquaintances are cordially invited to come and fellowship with him and his wife Sharon. The Friendship Assembly of God is located 1 1/2 miles South of Neshoba County General Hospital on Highway 19.

Sallie Stribling Holmes

Sallie Stribling Holmes, evangelist will be doing morning services at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 26 at Shield of Faith on Highway 21 South in Dixon Community.


The pastor and members of East Philadelphia Church of God, 10450 Road 549, invite you to our revival beginning Monday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. nightly. There will be a different speaker each night.

Motorcycle Ride

Motorcycle ride for Ty Permenter, 14-year-old involved in ATV accident, will be on June 1 at Carthage Coliseum. Registration begins at 9 a.m., kickstands up at 10 a.m. $15 per bike and $5 for passenger. Will leave coliseum go Highway 16 west, Highway 35 North-Highway 25 north, Highway 19 south, Highway 15 South-Highway 16 west back to Carthage Coliseum for lunch. For more information call Kathy at 601-201-0019.

VBS at Good Hope

Vacation Bible School at Good Hope Baptist Church, called Colossal Coaster World, will be held June 3-7 from 6-8 p.m. Children age birth-12th grade are invited. Call 601-656-8673 for more information.

FREE 'Business Financials' Workshop

"Understanding Business Financials" is the topic of a FREE workshop being offered through East Central Community College's Small Business Development Center.  This workshop is designed to introduce participants to basic accounting theory, budgeting, performance indicators, and accounting terminology for small businesses. This FREE session will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Neshoba Business Enterprise Center located in the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Industrial Park. Ronald B. Westbrook, SBDC director, will serve as speaker. To pre-register or for more information, contact Westbrook, Phone 601-635-6297, or Virgie Thames, SBDC assistant, Phone 601-635-6296. The email address is or

Memorial Day

New Black Jack Baptist Church, Pastor Bro. Toby Stovall, will be holding their Memorial Day services May 26 at 10:30 a.m. Bro. Warren Hudgepeth will be bringing the message. A pot luck lunch will be served after the services. Everyone is invited to attend.


Little Mountain Missionary Baptist Church, 13360 Road 210, Union, will hold a Health Fair on Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m. Jarvis Rush serving as pastor.